About Us

What is Extension?

Extension is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. Tennessee State University (TSU), together with The University of Tennessee (UT), administers the Tennessee Cooperative Extension Service.

At Tennessee State University, Extension is located in the College of Agriculture.

Who We Are

TSU Extension comprises of Extension faculty members, scientists, educators, administrative staff and volunteers, all working to provide research based, practical and useful information and education to improve social, economic and environmental conditions for better living. Latif Lighari, Ph.D. is the Associate Dean for TSU Extension.  Latif Lighari, Ph.D., is the Associate Dean and Director of TSU Extension.

Our Mission

Tennessee State University's College of Agriculture is a federal, state and county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences and to making that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life.


Welcome from the Associate Dean

Our Mission  

Tennessee Locations

Agricultural Research and Education Center  

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